|8-19-21 Education in the News|
NJ Spotlight--As COVID-19 cases rise, doctors fight ‘myth that kids were spared’
With schools about to open, doctors urge vaccinations as they treat more children than usual
Dustin Racioppi| August 17, 2021
NY Times--The School Culture Wars: ‘You Have Brought Division to Us’
From mask mandates to critical race theory and gender identity, educators are besieged. “You are just trying to keep everything from collapsing,” one official said.
Education Week--Mask Exemptions: Which Students Really Need Them and How Are Parents Getting Them?
Lisa Gutierrez, Sarah Ritter, and Eric Adler, The Kansas City Star — August 16, 2021
Chalkbeat--When should schools quarantine students due to COVID exposure? Here’s what the CDC says.
Matt Barnum Aug 17, 2021, 5:51pm EDT
Some students are being sent home with only paper packets or are receiving no instruction at all.
Garden State Coalition of Schools